Where to Backup your Photos? Facebook, Flickr or Google Photos
Taking pictures, uploading them and sharing with friends and family have become the most used function on the web these days. Millions of people across the world use these photo sharing websites to keep updating their friends and family with things happening in their life.
This habit of ours compels us to upload loads and loads of photos on these social networks. Here we need to understand one thing, websites like Facebook is for photo sharing not for storing. It is not a place to backup your photos. Photo albums are just a feature provided on the site but you don’t want to spam all of your Facebook friends in the process. You should back up all of your photos but Facebook is not the right place for it.
How about Flickr? Surprisingly, Flickr also is a photo sharing website designed to share photos with the communities and groups. These communities are created by photographers (pro or amateur) around common interests. Most of the photo sharing websites compress and resize your photos. However, if you own a Pro account (Paid account) you can upload original images and the site will not resize or compress it.
What about Google Photos? Yes, Google Photos can be used backing up your photos. Google Photos is actually a mix of two services i.e. It allows you to backup your photos and at the same time is also enables you to share the album with friend and family.
We know, uploading photos in large quantities is a time-consuming task and require a lot of efforts from our side. It is very hard to do it manually and becomes more difficult if you are maintaining a number of image hosting platforms. So, how do we effortlessly upload and backup our photos? Here, we need an application that lets us upload and backup photos from multiple sources. There are various free and paid software/tools available in the space. Download the one that suits your requirements. Once set up, backing up all your photos becomes a quick and dead-easy task.